Ecuadorian Cactus Absorbs Ultrasound, Enticing Bats to Flowers
Ecuadorian Cactus Absorbs Ultrasound, Enticing Bats to Flowers
Many plants reflect ultrasonic waves, thereby attracting the pollinators, but one cactus takes a different approach.
Ecuadorian Cactus Absorbs Ultrasound, Enticing Bats to Flowers
Ecuadorian Cactus Absorbs Ultrasound, Enticing Bats to Flowers

Many plants reflect ultrasonic waves, thereby attracting the pollinators, but one cactus takes a different approach.

Many plants reflect ultrasonic waves, thereby attracting the pollinators, but one cactus takes a different approach.

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